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Between 2002 and 2015, the Federal Department of Defense deployed millions of American military service members - and civilians - overseas to fight the war on terror. These individuals were issued dual-ended military-grade earplugs made by 3M as part of their personal protective equipment. It is…

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Despite being banned in nearly 70 countries due to its link to various forms of cancer, asbestos is still imported and used in the United States... and it’s still making people sick. 

Data compiled by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shows that between 1990 and 2019,…

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Although mesothelioma gets most of the attention, asbestosis is another dangerous medical condition caused by exposure to asbestos. If you have been diagnosed with asbestosis or mesothelioma, you may be eligible for compensation. Here is what you need to know.

Who is at Risk of…

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Receiving a mesothelioma diagnosis can be both scary and overwhelming. While taking care of your health is a top priority, there also comes a time when you need to consider the legal and financial aspects of your diagnosis. Unfortunately, medical treatments for…

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A mesothelioma diagnosis can be devastating. This rare and highly aggressive cancer will launch you into the battle of a lifetime. While there is no cure, a variety of treatments are available to help slow the disease progression and improve your quality of life.

But these treatments are…

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Mesothelioma is an aggressive type of cancer primarily caused by asbestos exposure. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, then you probably have a lot of questions about what the future holds. One of the…

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The negative health effects caused by asbestos exposure have been well documented. When asbestos fibers are released into the air and inhaled, they can settle into the lower region of the lungs, causing scarring and inflammation. Many individuals who are exposed to asbestos develop certain forms…

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If you lived or worked at Camp Lejeune, a Marine Corps base in North Carolina, between 1953 and 1987, you were likely exposed to toxic drinking water. Although the water increased the risk of many different health conditions, bladder and kidney cancer are the most common. Thanks to a new law,…

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The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released potentially disturbing new data regarding an increase in the number of fatal malignant mesothelioma cases among women. In a…

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Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly form of cancer. While patients suffering from this disease often face a grim prognosis, they must also make some tough choices regarding their treatment options. It’s sometimes difficult to weigh a treatment’s potential effectiveness against its likely…